Our two Irish Open finalists were in the German city of Esslingen for the EFC under-23 foil event on Saturday.
Stephen Brown (QUB) defeated Fischer GER, Aubock AUT, Fabinger GER and Machetanz GER in the pool, seeding 33rd. He knocked out Jansen GER 15-11 and Olbrich GER 15-6, before losing to Mosbach GER
in the L32. HE placed 30th of 126.
Phillip Cripwell (DUFC) earned pool victories over Eifrig GER, Berg DEN, Ganz GER, but was knocked out 15-14 by Neuhaus GER and place 72nd overall.
Photo: Barnyz, used under Creative Commons 2.0